The Perfection of Equanimity


The Commentary to the “Basket of Conduct” defines the perfection of equanimity, upekkha, as follows:

 

“Equanimity has the characteristic of promoting the aspect of neutrality;

its function is to see things impartially;

its manifestation is the subsiding of attraction and repulsion;

reflection upon the fact that all beings inherit the results of their own kamma is its proximate cause.”

 

Topic ID  286
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